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Health Unit: Different Families

Health Unit:  Different Families
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Different Families is a short Health and Physical Education unit for Foundation. 

Students will learn about different family structures, investigate their own and understand that other families in their community may look different. 

The presentations and guiding questions help to establish a supportive and productive class discussion on identity and diversity.

The accompanying activities allow for multiple opportunities to check student understanding.

This unit can be completed in 1 or 2 sessions but also allows for extended discussions depending on your needs.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

PDe-1 old

Identifies who they are and how people grow and change

PDe-2 old

Identifies people and demonstrates protective strategies that help keep themselves healthy, resilient and safe


Identify people and actions that help keep themselves safe and healthy


Investigate who they are and the people in their world

ACPPS003 8.4

Identify people and demonstrate protective behaviours and other actions that help keep themselves safe and healthy